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One small act is all it takes

Gift-giving may feel rewarding to most, but for some, it can change their lives.  Angelita Rovero, the advisor of MEChA, created the Wish Upon An...

Mentors deliver assistance to students

Pierce College’s focus is on student success, and the Peer-to-Peer Mentor Program helps by meeting with students one-on-one to aid with the transition to...

Honoring the dead

Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA), a club that promotes the advancement of Latinos through political movements, hosted the celebration in the Great Hall...

Fiesta at The Great Hall

The sounds of rhythmic drum beats and heavy chanting blend together to fill the room, as a man in brightly colored indigenous clothing and...

Chicana con ganas a protestar

Achieving a sense of safety among those who feel threatened has become a widespread cause. Protests, walkouts, and campaigns have sprouted throughout the country...

MEChA sets their sights on Skid Row

Cold nights on concrete floors, shivering from the howling Los Angeles wind, homeless men and women are in need and coming to their aid...

Clubs clash on social media

Controversy surrounding immigration and the Black Lives Matter movement have ignited tension nationwide leading up to the 2016 presidential election. That kind of vitriol...

MECHA club organises Cinco de Mayo celebration

The Cinco de Mayo celebration, hosted by the MEChA club for the first time, included a variety of dances accompanied by food, where both...

Two additional Chicano Studies classes may come soon

The demands of students for more Chicano Studies courses to be taught on campus are making progress. Chicano Studies 7 and 8 are on...

Student group calls for more Chicano Studies classes on campus

Latino students constitute 44 percent of the students at Pierce College but Chicano Studies students are often forced to drive to other campuses to...

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Cool relief for a hot LA

After walking for miles on Sepulveda Boulevard in search of cans and plastic bottles to trade for income, Jose M. frequents a refrigerator painted...

Artistic response to racial violence

Trayvon Martin, a Black 17-year-old, was killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was a part of his local neighborhood watch. In response to Zimmerman’s...

Coffee, conversations and computers

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen virtually opened his doors on Oct 14. to host the second Zoom session of Coffee and Conversation with the...

Brahma Pantry switches gears

Despite the school’s closure, Pierce’s Brahma Pantry still strives to provide services to students who may need help during the pandemic.  The Brahma Pantry is...

Pro: Prop 18

More than 27% of young Californians voted in 2018, an 8% increase from 2014, according to an NBC report of California civic engagement data. That...
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